Wembley Stadium April 24th

Manchester United 4 (Pearson, Andersen, Rowley 2) Blackpool 2 (Shimwell (Penalty), Mortensen)

Manchester United : Crompton, Carey, Aston, Anderson, Chiltern, Cockburn, Delaney, Morris, Rowley, Pearson, Mitten


Blackpool : Robinson, Shimwell, Crosland, Johnston, Hayward, Kelly, Matthews, Munro, Mortensen, Dick, Rickett

99,000 saw Manchester United first appearance in the FA Cup Final for 39 years,this time against Lancashire rivals Blackpool. A penalty in the 12th minute saw Blackpool take an early lead, with full-back Eddie Shimwell scoring from the spot, this was the first time a full back scored at Wembley.

Jack Rowley(Manchester United) equalised after 28 minutes only for Blackpool (Stan Mortensen) to re-take the lead 7 minutes later and go in at half time 2-1 up.

Blackpool held onto this lead for most of the second half but with 20 minutes left, Manchester United took a free kick quickly which was headed in by Jack Rowley, the game turned and with two goals in 2 minutes saw Manchester United lift the trophy.

An original Football programme of the 1948 FA Cup Final was recently sold for £227 on eBay, and a ticket stub was sold for £50.

Below are some items (mainly Football Programmes) that are currently listed on eBay that may have a connection with the 1948 FA Cup Final

SOUTHAMPTON v SPURS 28th FEB 1948, F.A CUP QUARTER FINAL RARE FOOTBALL POSTCARD
Current Price : £ 95.00


SOUTHAMPTON v SPURS 28th FEB 1948, F.A CUP QUARTER FINAL RARE FOOTBALL POSTCARD
Current Price : £ 95.00


MANCHESTER UNITED UNITED v BLACKPOOL F.A. CUP FINAL 1948 PIN BADGE AKP GOLD
Current Price : £ 9.99


1948/49 ORIGINAL FA CUP SEMI FINAL PROGRAMME + SONGSHEET PORTSMOUTH V LEICESTER
Current Price : £ 42.50


1948/49 ORIGINAL FA CUP SEMI FINAL TICKET PORTSMOUTH V LEICESTER CITY
Current Price : £ 149.00


FA CUP FINAL 1948, Blackpool v Manchester United (team changes) with match repor
Current Price : £ 140.00
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1948 FA AMATEUR CUP FINAL BARNET V LEYTONSTONE @ CHELSEA
Current Price : £ 52.99


1948 FA Cup final Blackpool v Manchester United Brochure
Current Price : £ 9.99
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3 days 2 hours

Leytonstone v Barnet F.A. Amateur Cup Final Saturday 17th April 1948
Current Price : £ 29.99
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4 days 22 hours

MANCHESTER UNITED [MUFC];- 1948 F.A. CUP SEMI FINAL PROGRAM v DERBY COUNTY
Current Price : £ 45.00
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4 days 23 hours

1948 FA CUP FINAL - Blackpool v Manchester United
Current Price : £ 150.00


1948 FA CUP FINAL PIRATE PROGRAMME - Blackpool v Manchester United by VICTOR
Current Price : £ 75.00


1948 FA CUP FINAL SONGSHEET - Blackpool v Manchester United
Current Price : £ 75.00


Derby County v Manchester United. FA Cup Semi Final. 13th March 1948.
Current Price : £ 35.00
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5 days 3 hours

1948 Manchester United v Blackpool Fa Cup Final Pirate
Current Price : £ 9.99
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5 days 17 hours

Blackpool V Manchester United Song Sheet Fa Cup Final 1948
Current Price : £ 16.00
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5 days 19 hours

Derby County V Manchester United Fa Cup Semi Final 1948
Current Price : £ 20.00
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5 days 20 hours

BLACKPOOL v TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR - 1948 FA Cup Semi Final larger football pin badge
Current Price : £ 29.95


Original typed 1948 FA CUP FINAL NEWSPAPER MANCHESTER UNITED v BLACKPOOL 5 SIDES
Current Price : £ 20.00


Original typed 1970s 1948 FA CUP FINAL NEWSPAPER MANCHESTER UNITED BLACKPOOL
Current Price : £ 20.00